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Preface, by ings of the

Boston.”

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I Description of Canton's Apparatus . . . V. 446
Electrical Experiments and Machines .

VI. 342
Answer to M. Dubourg's Queries respecting the Ar-

monica . . . . .
† † Some Directions for drawing out the Tones from
the Glasses of the Armonica . . . . VI. 353

1773.
Preface, by the British Editor, to “The Votes and

Proceedings of the Freeholders and other Iohab-

itants of the Town of Boston.” . . . IV. 381
Rules for reducing a Great Empire to a Small One. . IV. 387
Edict of the King of Prussia . . . . . IV. 399
Analogy between Magnetism and Electricity . . V. 450
Concerning the Mode of rendering Meat tender by

Electricity . . . . . . . V. 456
+ Answer to Inquiries respecting the Choice of Glass for

the Leyden Experiment . . . . . V. 459
On Conductors of Lightning . . . . . V. 461
Answers to Queries on Electricity . . . . V. 462
+ On the Stilling of Waves by Means of Oil . . VI. 355
On the Spots in the Sun . . . . . VI. 368
On the Causes of Colds . .

. VI. 378
On Mr. Wilson's Opposition to Pointed Conductors . VI. 379
Observations on the prevailing Doctrines of Life and

Death . . . . . . . . VI. 381
Explosion of Melted Iron and Glass Drops in Water VI. 383
Effect of Cold Air on Diseases . . . . VI. 385
Inquiries on the Causes of taking Colds . • VI. 387
Preparatory Notes and Hints for writing a Paper con-

cerning what is called Catching Cold . . VI. 387
On Stoves for Public Buildings . . . . VI. 397
Colds produced by Contagion ; Various Causes of
Colds . . . . . .

. VI. 399
I Unwholesomeness of Manufacturing Establishments;
Moist Air not Unhealthy

. . . VI. 402
1 Torpedo ; Magnetic Needle ; Electrical Machine . VI. 406
* Preface to an Abridgment of the Book of Common

Prayer . . . . . . . . X. 207

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1774.
Parable against Persecution . .

. II. 118
† Parable on Brotherly Love .

• II. 123
Principles of Trade

. II. 333
Reflections on Coin

. II. 409
+ Notions concerning Trade and Merchants . . II. 418
+ A Thought concerning the Sugar Islands . . II. 419
An Account of the Transactions relating to Governor

Hutchinson's Letters . . . . . IV. 405
+ Emblematical Representation . . . . IV. 456
+ Proposed Act of Parliament for Preventing Emigration IV. 458
* A True State of the Proceedings in the Parliament

of Great Britain, and in the Province of Massa-
chusetts Bay, relative to the Giving and Granting
the Money of the People of that Province and all
America, in the House of Commons, in which

they are not represented . . . . . IV. 466
Letters to Dean Tucker . . . . . . IV. 516
7 On the Rise and Progress of the Differences between

Great Britain and her American Colonies . . IV. 526
Answers to Questions on Philosophical Subjects . VI. 411
| Experiment to show that Electricity does not pass

through a perfect Vacuum . . . . VI. 413
Effect of Vegetation on Noxious Air . . . VI. 414
On the Inflammability of the Surface of certain Rivers
in America . . . . . . . VI. 415

1775.
An Account of Negotiations in London for effecting a

Reconciliation between Great Britain and the

American Colonies . . . . . . V. 1
Vindication of an Offer from Congress to Parliament. V. 83
* Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, pro-
posed in General Congress . . . . V.

1776.
Correspondence and Interview with Lord Howe . V. 97
Protest against the Equality of Voting in Congress . V. 109
Sketch of Propositions for Peace . . . . V. 113

The Whistle

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1777.
Comparison of Great Britain and the United States in

Regard to the Basis of Credit in the Two

Countries . . . .. . . . II. 426
A Dialogue between Britain, France, Spain, Holland,
Saxony, and America

. . . V. 116
A Catechism on the National Debt. . . . V. 120

1778.
The Ephemera ; an Emblem of Human Life . . II. 177
An Attempt to Explain the Effects of Lightning on a
Vane of a Steeple at Cremona

. V. 467
The Leyden Phial, and Volta's Experiment . . V. 476

1779.
The Whistle . . . . .

. . II. 180
+ A Petition of the Left Hand to those who have the

Superintendency of Education . . . . II. 183
+ The Handsome and Deformed Leg . . . II. 185
+ Morals of Chess . . . . . . . 11. 187
† An Arabian Tale .

. . II. 193
Passports for Moravian Vessels, and for Captain Cook V. 122
On the Aurora Borealis . . . . . . VI. 417

1780.
Dialogue between Franklin and the Gout. . . II. 194
+ To Madame Helvétius . . . . . . II. 202
+ To the Abbé de la Roche

. II. 220
+ To the Abbé Morellet . .

. II. 222
† An Economical Project

. . . II. 227
Method of constructing a Slowly Sensible Hygrometer VI. 426

1781.
+ The Levee

. . II. 164
† Proposed New Version of a Part of the First Chapter
of Job . . . .

. . . II. 166
+ On the Paper Money of the United States . . II. 421
On a new-invented Stove

. . VI. 432
On the long Retention of Infection in Dead Bodies

after Sepulture . . . . . . VI. 433
On Conductors of Heat . . . . . . VI. 438

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1782.
Apologue . . . . . . . . II. 168
Observations on War . . . . . . II. 487
Supplement to the Boston Chronicle . . . V. 125
An Account of Toads found enclosed in Solid Stone VI. 441
On the Theory of the Earth . . . . . VI. 443

1783.
+ * Reflections on the Augmentation of Wages, which

will be occasioned in Europe by the American

Revolution . . . . . . . 11. 435
An Electrical Experiment . ..i

. V 477
On a Shock by the Electric Bottle, and the Density
of Glass

: : : : . V. 478
On a patent Electrical Machine, and the Effects of
*Lightning on the Eyes of Animals killed by it. V. 479
On the Comet seen in Yorkshire . . . . VI. 451

1784.
Continuation of the Autobiography . ; . . I. 98
Extracts from a Private Journal

. . I. 579
* A Letter from China i

. . II. 241
On Luxury, Idleness, and Industry i . . II. 448
Remarks concerning the Savages of North America . II. 453
Internal State of America, being a true Description of

the Interest and Policy of that vast Continent : II. 461
Information to those who would remove to America . II. 467
On Balloons and their probable Importance . . VI. 452
Fire supposed to exist in the State of a Subtile Fluid VI. 454
Meteorological Imaginations and Conjectures . . VI. 455
* Loose Thoughts on a Universal Fluid . . . VI. 458

1785.
Extracts from a Private Journal

. . I. 587
On the Criminal Laws, and the Practice of Privateering II. 478
On the Elective Franchises enjoyed by the Small Bo-
Ford roughs in England . . .'...i '. II. 489
Militia preferable to Regular Troops in the United

States . . . . . . . . . . II. 494
Answers to Public Addresses . .

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Description of ourteous

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Effect of an Electrical Shock . . . . . V. 480
Clock with Three Wheels ; Gravitation in Bodies . VI. 461
Improvements in Navigation ; Observations on the Con-

struction of Vessels ; Means of preserving them
from Accidents at Sea ; Methods of giving Motion

to Boats . . . . . . . VI. 463
On the Causes and Cure of Smoky Chimneys . . VI. 505
Description of a New Stove for burning Pitcoal, and
consuming all the Smoke . . . . . VI. 543

1786.
+ On sending Felons to America . . . . II. 495
+ The Retort Courteous . .

. II. 498
| Description of an Instrument for taking down Books

from high Shelves . . . . . . VI. 562
On the Effects of Lead upon the Human Constitution VI. 564
On Thermometers . . . . . . . VI. 567

1787.
Proposals for Consideration in the Convention for form-

ing the Constitution of the United States . . V. 142
Speech in the Convention; on the Subject of Salaries V. 144
Speech in a Committee of the Convention; on the

Proportion of Representation and Votes . V. 149
Motion for Prayers in the Convention . . . V. 153
Speech in the Convention at the Conclusion of its De-

liberations . . . . . . . V. 155
On the Utility of Electrical Conductors . . . V. 482
On Balloons ; Pigeons killed by Lightning

. VI. 570

1788.
Continuation of the Autobiography . .

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I. 118
+ Paper, a Poem . . . . . . . II. 161
Comparison of the Conduct of the Ancient Jews and

the Antifederalists in the United States of America V. 158
Queries and Conjectures relating to Magnetism and the

Theory of the Earth . . . . . VI. 574
+ Description of the Process to be observed in making

large Sheets of Paper in the Chinese Manner,
with one smooth Surface . . . . . VI. 577

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